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Teacher Appreciation Day

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day to all of our wonderful teachers at Virtual High School! It’s been an immensely challenging year, but teachers all across the globe have continued to do what they do best: educate, support, and inspire. Their dedication to their students is nothing short of heroic, and we are so grateful to have … Read More

Teacher Spotlight: Lorraine Mlot

Besides being superhero educators, our teachers are wonderful people, each with their own passions and pursuits outside of teaching. We love to hear about the cool stuff our teachers do outside of school, about their personal achievements and accomplishments—and we sometimes find out after the fact! Well, someone ring the VHS bell, because we heard through … Read More

We know that Monday was World Teachers’ Day, but at Virtual High School we are taking the full week to celebrate and honour teachers with a little something we’re calling World Teachers’ Day Week. Because a single day just doesn’t feel like enough this year.  Today we’re focusing on the teaching profession, and remembering that … Read More

Bell Let’s Talk Day

If you’re reading this, you’re probably no stranger to the benefits of online education. It’s self-directed, and you can study anytime and anywhere. But all of that self-determination needs to be balanced with self-care. We are committed to supporting the mental health needs of our students and teachers.  Today is Bell Let’s Talk day, a day … Read More

People always ask what sets us apart from other online schools. We usually mention three things: our flexible model, exceptional customer service, and outstanding teachers. Our certified teachers help VHS students to succeed every day. Because our students depend on our teachers, VHS offers annual professional development opportunities to our teaching staff. It’s how we … Read More

Early in the 20th century, decades before the internet and Virtual High School existed, distance education was in its infancy. For those living in remote communities in the Great White North, there were often no local schools to attend and no educators to teach important life skills like literacy and basic math. To find a … Read More

Happy World Teachers’ Day

We celebrate World Teachers’ Day every year on October 5th to recognize the commitment teachers make to educating students around the world. Teachers work in a variety of settings and experience a range of challenges. All teachers, however, are united in aiding and promoting student success and continuing the development of education. We called on the various teams … Read More

Kiera Vere, a Geography/Concurrent Education student at Nipissing University, recently completed her alternative placement with Virtual High School. Kiera will be completing her degree in April, 2018 at which point she will be a certified teacher, and we are sure she will be a tremendous educator. Alternative placements introduce teacher candidates like Kiera to non-traditional teaching … Read More

Ms. Robar’s dog, Bing (left), and the view from her dock (right). Joanne Robar has been a member of the Virtual High School (VHS) and Virtual Elementary School (VES) teams since July of 2017. Ms. Robar has been teaching for 24 years in a wide variety of spaces and places. In addition to her work at VHS … Read More

2017 has been another busy and exciting year at Virtual High School. As we gear up for 2018, we’d like to reflect on some of the big events of this year.  New Courses Virtual High School’s academic departments continued to work on updating and launching courses this year. In 2017, SNC4M launched and ENG2P, CHA3U, … Read More